To mark its 120th anniversary this year, Firmenich proudly launches its new website www.firmenich.com.
Firmenich appoints Boet Brinkgreve as President, Firmenich China.
Firmenich has announced that honey is the Flavor of the Year for 2015.
Millington is named Head of Firmenich Flavors after having successfully led the Division in North America over the past three years; succeeding Aldo Uva, who steps down to accept a role outside the Group.
Firmenich posted dynamic sales growth this year, with a sharp focus on innovation, continued geographic expansion and recognized thought-leadership in sustainability.
Having served recently as President, Asia Pacific at Diageo, Gilbert Ghostine becomes Chief Executive Officer of Firmenich, succeeding Patrick Firmenich who transitions into the role of Vice Chairman of the Board.
Firmenich, the world’s largest privately-owned flavor and fragrance company, celebrated the inauguration of its new state-of-the-art encapsulation facility today at Karawang International Industrial City, near Jakarta, Indonesia, in the presence of CEO Patrick Firmenich and other senior Firmenich executives, top officials from the Indonesian Government, and the Swiss Ambassador. The facility is dedicated to the production of the company’s proprietary flavor encapsulation technology, Durarome®, and represents an initial investment of $30 million.
For its 2013 fiscal year, ended June 30, 2013, Firmenich posted sales of CHF 2.89 billion, an increase of +7.0% in local currencies and +10.0% in Swiss Francs, its reporting currency. The company recorded increases in all geographic regions, as it vigorously pursued growth opportunities in both developed and high-growth markets and sharpened its focus on innovation.